KUER Local News
3:04 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

U of U Introduces New Offensive Coordinator

Newly hired offensive coordinator Dave Christensen
Brian Grimmett

The University of Utah football team introduced new offensive coordinator Dave Christensen today. Christensen comes to the University of Utah after spending the past five years as the head coach at the University of Wyoming.  Before that, Christensen spent eight years as the offensive coordinator for Missouri. He says he plans on using an offensive system that runs as many plays as possible.

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Public Safety
4:17 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Many High School Athletes Not Reporting Brain Injuries

Tsutomu Takasu

New data from the Utah Department of Health show more than a third of high school students who played all kinds of high school sports, including football, say they had symptoms of a concussion and didn’t report the injury.

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Business & Labor
4:08 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

U of U Continues to Benefit Financially From PAC-12 Move

The latest findings from an ongoing study by the University of Utah’s Center for Public Policy and Administration show that the U’s move to the PAC-12 conference continues to financially benefit the state and university.

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KUER Local News
2:32 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

World Class Beach Volleyball Coming to Salt Lake City

Crews dump more than 1,800 tons of tournament quality sand for renovation of courts at Liberty Park
Brian Grimmett

The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball tour is coming to Salt Lake City this weekend for the first time. Participants kicked off the events today by joining forces with a local asphalt and paving company to donate more than 1,800 tons of tournament quality sand to refurbish existing courts at Liberty Park.

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Public Safety
1:07 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Community Focuses on Life, Legacy of Ricardo Portillo

Mourners at the Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City
Andrea Smardon

A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said he will seek to try the teen as an adult in the death of 46-year-old Ricardo Portillo. In the meantime, the community is mourning the loss of Portillo at a memorial service and viewing in Salt Lake City. 

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KUER Local News
6:10 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Utah/Idaho Team Wins Transplant Games Team Cup Award

A team made up of individuals from Utah and Idaho won the top award at the Transplant Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Monday the team re-united in Murray.

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